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Days after we learned that Microsoft is already taking pre-orders for its HoloLens, a new rumor claims that the next big company that has ambition to the virtual reality is Intel.

In this case, however, it seems that Intel makes its helm not for end-users but to sell the technology to other companies, which to use it. This information is coming from the Wall Street Journal, which refers to “sources familiar with Intel.”

At first glance it seems that Intel simply catching up with companies like Microsoft and Google, but actually the famous producer and before was engaged to the AR technology.

Back in January 2015 Intel has already shown his camera RealSense, which gives the devices such as smartphones and tablets sense of depth. In a slightly altered form this same technology found a place in a draft of the modular smartphone on Project Tango of Google.

Lately Intel has trouble defending its position in the hardware business, given the widespread popularity of mobile chips. More serious entry of the company into new businesses like this with augmented reality, wearable technologies and Internet of Things can allow it to return to its reputation as a leading manufacturer.

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